Sorry…not many photos to share since I was busy working most of the SXSWi with @Spedfast.
One of the only outdoor, walk-in welcome vendor tents provided by 3M. They used their translucent films to create a geometric domed structure which housed their latest innovative products.
Free tacos (bbq brisket) from new Austin food truck, The Peached Tortilla. Delicious!
You can’t go wrong with a simple floral bouquet in your store front. 2nd Street district newbie Lacquer finished just in time to welcome the crowds.
Live from Toronto, a Christmas Eve selfie.
Despite the drought (a fact of which you are constantly reminded here) San Francisco boasts some of the most beautiful flowers and landscaping, growing effortlessly on every corner. Of course, some people have been more deliberate about pairing, pruning and replanting. But, the city must have a handsome budget for all the public spaces as well. Here’s a sampling.
The lovely garden at our B&B (Misson district). We sat here in the early evenings reading.
Around the back of the B&B there was access to the steam room.
Graeme is experiencing a bit of bougainvillea envy.
In the “Marina” district. I would take any one of these homes, yes please.
Would I need a full-time gardener to achieve this?
Hays Valley (my favorite area)
(above 2) Lombard St.
I could definitely not handle parking on this slope. I could barely walk it!
And finally…the land of dahlias.
Who ever thought we’d be in Texas?